Chaim Leker Locker, M.D.

  1. Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Clinical

  • Complete arterial revascularization with skeletonized bilateral internal mammary arteries
  • Robotic CABG and hybrid coronary revascularization
  • Redo operations
  • Cardiopulmonary transplantation
  • Post-operative cardiac critical care

Research

  • CABG versus PCI
  • Skeletonized BIMA
  • SIRS
  1. 2007
    Fellow - Cardiopulmonary Transplantation fellowshipMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2006
    Fellow - Advanced Cardiovascular surgery fellowshipMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2002
    Resident - Postoperative Cardiothoracic Intensive CareTel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
  4. 2000
    Resident - Thoracic and Cardiovascular SurgeryTel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
  5. 1994
    InternshipTel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
  6. 1993
    MD - medical schoollBen-Gurion University Faculty of Health Sciences

Certifications

  1. 2002
    Cardiovascular and Thoracic SurgeryIsrael Medical Association

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    EB1A Extraordinary Ability Green CardMayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 2010
    Conrad 30 USCIS Waiver ProgramMayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. 2007
    O1-Extarordinary Ability USA VISAMayo Clinic in Rochester

Professional memberships

  1. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  2. 2010 - present
    MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
  3. 2007
    Mayo Alumni Association, Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  4. 2004 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  5. 2004 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  6. 2004 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  7. 2004
    Mayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  8. 2000 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
  9. 2000 - present
    MemberEuropean Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
  10. 1998
    MemberIsrael Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  11. 1994
    MemberIsrael Medical Association

Publications